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Welding, cutting, and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks to more than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries. The risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a working lifetime. This course will inform learners of potential health and safety concerns unique to welding, cutting, and brazing. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: specify fire prevention techniques used during welding, cutting, and brazing; specify the proper handling, transportation, use, and storage of compressed gas cylinders; specify proper operating procedures to ensure a safe means of welding and cutting; identify potential health concerns associated with welding, cutting, and brazing; define the importance of using proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE); and identify safety concerns while welding, cutting, and brazing in confined spaces. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.